Cochlear Implants in Post-lingually Children: Results After 10 Years
Objectives: To assess a group of post-lingually children after 10 years of implantation with regard to speech perception, speech intelligibility, and academic/occupational status.
Study Design: A prospective transversal study. Setting: Pediatric referral center for cochlear implantation. Patients: Ten post-lingually deafened children with Nucleus and Med-El cochlear implants.
Interventions: Speech perception and speech intelligibility tests and interview.
Main Outcome Measures: The main outcome measures were score of Hint sentences recognition (silence and noise), speech intelligibility scores(write-down intelligibility and rating scale scores) and academic/ occupational status.
|Deafness Hearing Impairment|
|Study Design:||Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional|
|Official Title:||Cochlear Implants in Post-lingually Children: Results After 10 Years|
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01400178
|Bionic Ear Center|
|Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil, 01329001|